|The ‘Assumption’ is: A Destrehan win
October 12, 2006 at 10:45 am
Although the Destrehan Wildcats won their first district game on Friday and improved to 6-0 on the season, they lost a crucial piece of their offense on the first play of the game. After throwing an incomplete pass, quarterback Jordan Jefferson collided with an Ehret defender and broke his wrist. He then left the game and had surgery later on in the night. Head Coach Steve Robicheaux said that there is a possibility that Jefferson could return late in the season, but he is out for the foreseeable future.
|Dianthus: bright choice for cool-season color
October 12, 2006 at 10:40 am
Every year more and more choices are available for planting cool-season bedding plants to add color to landscapes during the fall and winter. October is a good time for planting many cool-season bedding plants that include garden mums, pansies, snapdragons, flowering kale/cabbage, petunias, dusty miller, calendula, delphinium, larkspur and dianthus. Certainly, the versatility and longevity of dianthus makes it one of the more ideal choices for containers, formal landscape designs and flower beds as well as for borders and cottage gardens.
|Louisiana’s best sweet potato recipe
October 12, 2006 at 10:31 am
The Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission and Louisiana Cookin' magazine have concluded the second annual Sweet Rewards Recipe Contest for Canned Sweet Potatoes, naming four first place winning recipes and one grand prize winner.
|Butterflies are free
October 12, 2006 at 10:23 am
Butterflies were everywhere at the River Regions Arts & Humanities Council Members' and Guests Tea on Sept. 30.
|Rotary clubs seek area professionals for goodwill exchange to Italy
October 12, 2006 at 10:18 am
Rotary club members of Southeast Louisiana and South and Central Mississippi are seeking outstanding professionals to visit Italy in June 2007 as part of the Group Study Exchange program of The Rotary Foundation.
|3 years in prison for child porn
October 11, 2006 at 4:29 pm
Shane Helds, 26, of 123 Ormond Village Dr., Destrehan, has been sentenced to five years in prison with two suspended after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography.
|Will business and industry go on the offensive for tax reform in 2007?
October 11, 2006 at 4:27 pm
BATON ROUGE -- It was a policy milestone for business and industry in 2004 when the state legislature approved a long-range phase-out of taxes on corporate debt and manufacturing equipment.
|Ernest Hemingway said:
October 11, 2006 at 4:21 pm
There has been a lot of motion, but little action when it comes to addressing the tax that people in Louisiana have been saddled with on their Homeowners' Insurance policies to pay for the debt of the Citizens Fund Insurance.
|The Katrina Factor meets politics
October 11, 2006 at 4:18 pm
Two interesting sources of information came to light during the past week.
|How could anyone dislike the Amish?
October 11, 2006 at 4:15 pm
How anyone can pump bullets into the bodies of young Amish girls is beyond comprehension. They are among the finest people on earth.
|North Korea flexing its nuclear muscle
October 11, 2006 at 4:10 pm
Strange that the very week South Korean Foreign Minister Ban Kimoon was nominated to head the United Nations, North Korea announced it conducted an underground nuclear test. That could be good or bad.
|3rd graders learn how to eat right so they won’t get fat
October 11, 2006 at 3:51 pm
Childhood obesity is epidemic in St. Charles Parish just as it is nationwide. And that's why the new "Smart Bodies" program for 3rd-graders is so important - it's teaching kids how to eat right and make other lifestyle choices that will help them lose weight or stay slim.
|Free-money for college students: how to apply
October 11, 2006 at 3:48 pm
College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship.
|Chamber of Commerce raffle tickets go on sale
October 11, 2006 at 3:47 pm
Tickets for the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Super Raffle & Silent Auction are available to purchase by calling 359-9777.
|Painting workshop Oct. 23-27:
October 11, 2006 at 3:46 pm
The St. Charles Art Guild will feature contemporary painter Kitty Parakh in a workshop on creativity using color and shapes.
|Ministry’s Women’s Conference Oct. 21
October 11, 2006 at 3:45 pm
Evangelist Shirley Sims and Virtuous Women of Victory Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Church in Paradis presents the Women’s Conference 2006 on Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
|Norco Family Day: fun & food for YOU
October 11, 2006 at 3:43 pm
The Norco Civics Association will be celebrating 10 years; and to commemorate this occasion the organization will be hosting a Norco Family Day on Saturday, October 14th, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Westside Recreational Park.
|Parish spends $32Gs for park but can’t say when workers will build it
October 11, 2006 at 3:23 pm
St. Charles Parish spent $32,800 to buy land for a community park in Des Allemands last August, but now, two months later, it’s still not clear when construction will start.
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Ever since new Hahnville football coach Nick Saltaformaggio took over the program...
FBI seizes more records in Morel probe - 1495 views
The FBI has seized more records from the St. Charles Parish courthouse that appear to be connected to an ongoing investigation of former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel.
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